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Aaren

Edmead

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Guard
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 165
Year: Senior
Hometown: Deer Park, NY
High School: Deer High School

Bio

A combo guard with the ability to orchestrate the Aggies offense or score in bunches when needed … Head coach Jay Joyner describes him as someone who is not flashy but effective … Has a combination of speed, power and heart which makes him a player you want on the floor in crunch time …. Transferred from Wagner after two seasons … Has one year of eligibility remaining with the Aggies … Will be the Aggies returning leading scorer for the 2018-19 season.

At Wagner: In two seasons at Wagner, Edmead scored 285 points and dished out 83 assists in 62 games played … Started five times over his first two seasons including both Seahawks’ NIT games in 2015-16 as they advanced to the second round … Posted a career-high 16 points on 4-for-6 shooting from 3-point range against St. Brooklyn Francis on Jan. 28, 2016. … Scored in double figures six times at Wagner.

2017-18 Season: Played in 31 games with 15 starts … Averaged 9.6 points, 2.0 rebounds and 2.9 assists per game … Shot .369 from the field, .828 from the free throw line and .325 from 3-point range … Led the Aggies in scoring twice and scored in double figures 17 times … Also, led the Aggies in assists eight times and dished 5-plus assists eight times … Ranked fourth in the MEAC in free throw shooting and was 12th in assists … Had a breakout game at East Carolina on Nov. 26 with a career-high in points (25), assists (6) and steals (3) in an 87-81 win … Also shot 7-for-12 from the floor and 9-for-10 from the line in the game … Had 19 points and six rebounds in a key conference win at Bethune-Cookman on Feb. 26 … Posted 20 points on 8-for-16 shooting in the MEAC tournament against Hampton on March 9.

High School: Played his prep ball at Deer Park High School under the direction of John McCaffrey ... Earned four varsity letters while helping the Falcons to three Suffolk League IV titles … Lauded as the 2014 Long Island Player of the Year by Newsday and LongIslandBasketball.Com … Also named as the Suffolk County Boys Basketball Player of the Year by Newsday … Two-time All-State pick … Also, was a Three-time All-Suffolk League IV and two-time All-Long Island selection … As a senior in 2013-2014, helped Deer Park to an 18-4 record, including a perfect 14-0 Suffolk League IV mark … Averaged 19.5 points and 2.4 3-pointers per game in leading the Falcons to their second straight Suffolk County Championship Game appearance … Scored at least 20 points in 10 games … Ranked as one of the Top-15 players in New York City by Rivals.Com … As a junior in 2012-2013, averaged 14.0 points per game while helping Deer Park to a 17-4 record, the second of three league titles and the first of two straight Suffolk Class AA Championship Game … Became the first Falcon player to earn a Division I basketball scholarship in 43 years ... Played AAU Ball for New Heights and Kendall Madison Playaz.

Personal: Born on January 19, 1996 … Has four siblings: Nailah, Malik, Preston and Blake … His father John played basketball at Dowling ... Is undecided on a major at Wagner.

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